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What are the tests for lortab overdose?

What are the tests for lortab overdose?

Lortab overdose: Blood levels of hydrocodone and Acetaminophen as well as liver functions tests would be the appropriate lab test to order. The patient should be evaluated acutely in an emergency room after being transported there by 911 responders, and also have an addiction medicine evaluation. ...Read more

Lortab Overdose (Definition)

Lortab is hydrocodone (a schedule II narcotic) and tylenol. Overdose, defined as excessive dosing by accident or intention, involves severe sedation of the nervous system with ataxia, altered consciousness, and, if severe enough, respiratory compromise, requiring hospital care. Tylenol overdose runs the ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Lortab overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Lortab overdose?

Sedation+respiratory: Lortab is hydrocodone (a schedule II narcotic) and tylenol. Overdose, defined as excessive dosing by accident or intention, involves severe sedation of the nervous system with ataxia, altered consciousness, and, if severe enough, respiratory compromise, requiring hospital care. Tylenol overdose runs the risk of liver damage. ...Read more

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What is the antidote for a lortab overdose?

What is the antidote for a lortab overdose?

Antidote: Overdose from lortab is to be taken seriously. There are liver toxicity issues and the opioid overdose issues. You must seek immediate medical care. Both components may cause death. The best is not to overdose. Alway use medication as directed by your md. Make no changes unless approved by your md. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lortab overdose?

ER: Any acute overdose of opiates and/or Acetaminophen should be done by emergency response personnel. Call 911 and have the person evaluated by emergency response individuals who can provide airway support in case of respiratory arrest. Further evaluation should include an evaluation by someone qualified in addiction medicine. ...Read more

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How long does lortab show up on drug test?

How long does lortab show up on drug test?

Drug test: As long as you have a valid rx for the lortabs, simply show the bottle to whoever administered the test. If you are taking drugs that were not prescribed for you, then you may be out of luck. Depending on the sensitivity of the drug test, you may test positive. Best to come clean and tell the truth. ...Read more

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What do lortab 10s show up as on drug tests and how long until they are out of your system? (if you are a rare user)

1 to 3 days: Lortab is a combination of hydrocodone in tylenol (acetaminophen). Whether it shows up on a drug test depends on the type of test that is done. A single dose of hydrocodone may show up on very sensitive urine tests for1 to 3 days. However, it depends on the individual person, the test, and the laboratory. ...Read more

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I took a lortab on a sunday and forgot about an employment drug test I have on wednesday will it show up i only took one and do nottake them regularly?

I took a lortab on a sunday and forgot about an employment drug test I have on wednesday will it show up i only took one and do nottake them regularly?

Probably no worry: Some drug tests do not include synthetic narcotic drugs. If you have a valid prescription it won't matter anyhow because when reviewed it will be determined to be a negative report to the employer. ...Read more

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Is lortab 10 medicine for back pain?

Yes: It is for acute moderate to severe pain, including back pain. Do not take lortab or any pain medication unless a doctor prescribes it to you. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm facing dark urine problem, is this due to the use of lortab medicine?

Not necessarily: Dehydration, liver problems, gallbladder problems, blood disorders & a myriad other thing can cause this. Opiates like lortab can overtax an already damaged liver & exacerbate the problem, but likely there is an underlying disorder. A good history & physical exam & likely urine & blood tests & imaging like ultrasound/CT of liver may be needed to find cause & determine appropriate treatment ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I'm facing dark urine problem, is this due to the use of lortab medicine?

Dark urine: Lortab does not cause dark urine. Most likely you are not drinking enough water throughout the day. Start drinking water at least 8 glasses a day at regular intervals to stay hydrated. Concentrated urine is the body's own mechanism to conserve water especially in hot dry weather. ...Read more

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I took about 6 or 7 Lortabs on January 1st. I got drug test today by a pee test. Will I fail the test?

Drug screen: At this stage I don't feel it would be any Lortabs still in your system ...Read more

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Will tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 and lortab show up as the same compound on a drug test?

Will tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 and lortab show up as the same compound on a drug test?

Sometimes: Hydrocodone is a semi-synthetic opioid synthesized from codeine, which is the ingredient in Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3
Many commercial opiate screening tests react indiscriminately with hydrocodone, other opiates, and their metabolites, but chromatographic techniques can easily distinguish hydrocodone uniquely ...Read more

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How long does it take to get narco/lortab to be conpletely out of ur system for a drug screen.and without a drug screen.a really advance urine testi?

Lortab elimination?: Lortab (hydrocodone and acetamenophen) is a pain med. The hydrocodone component has a 1/2 life of 8hrs. That means every 8 hrs, 1/2 of the drug should be eliminated in ur urine. If u have a problem with opiate pain medication, it's best to be honest with your doc & get the help u need. Be careful, as Lortab also contains tylenol, (acetaminophen) an overdose of which can cause liver failure and death. Talk 2 ur MD ...Read more

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I've been giving amoxicillin 500 mg and vicdion and lortab medicine for a tooth infection was on it for 3 months when will they be out my system?

I've been giving amoxicillin 500 mg and vicdion and lortab medicine for a tooth infection was on it for 3 months when will they be out my system?

Days: The meds should clear from your system within days of discontinuing. The effects of long term use however may take longer to normalize.

3months seems like a very long time to be treating a tooth infection. I hope it has been resolved. ...Read more

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Husband has precription for lortab but took a suboxen strip one week ago. Drug test at work pos. For opiates and sent to lab. Will the suboxen show up?

Husband has precription for lortab but took a suboxen strip one week ago. Drug test at work pos. For opiates and sent to lab. Will the suboxen show up?

No: The Suboxone will not show up as an opiate on a drug test. Suboxone will cause a positive test result for Buprenorphine (the active ingredient in suboxone) but that is only if the lab specifically tests for it. After a week, one filmstrip should not cause a positive result. ...Read more

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I'm on pain management for low back pain I take lortab 10 up to 3 times a day I don't take them much will i still pass my drug test

I'm on pain management for low back pain I take lortab 10 up to 3 times a day I don't take them much will i still pass my drug test

Talk to your doctor : Something is fishy. Talk to your doctor. What's happening with the remainder. If the doctor does not find out soon, someone will. For your own benefit, be honest with your doctor. It will do you both good. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with restless leg syndrome. My physician has tried several Parkinson's drugs, but they had no effect. I recently had some dental work done and wasprescribed lortab for three days. I noticed that I got relieffrom restless leg syndrome

I have been diagnosed with restless leg syndrome. My physician has tried several Parkinson's drugs, but they had no effect. I recently had some dental work done and wasprescribed lortab for three days. I noticed that I got relieffrom restless leg syndrome

RLS : Rls may be from an underlying issue. I would suggest you make sure you've been screened for iron deficiency and neuropathy as secondary causes of rls. Also, gabapentin, Lyrica (pregabalin) and Klonopin are what I use prior to narcotics for rls. ...Read more

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My adult drug addict son found a doctor who prescribed: adderall; klonopin, xanax, (alprazolam) lortab and ibuprofen. He is veryill and is having psychotic episodes. What should I do?

My adult drug addict son found a doctor who prescribed: adderall; klonopin, xanax, (alprazolam) lortab and ibuprofen. He is veryill and is having psychotic episodes. What should I do?

Save his life: Call 911 and request help. While you cannot force him to get help, police officers can assess him. If they find him at risk for imminent harm due to a psychiatric or medical problem impairing his judgment, they may choose to transport him to an emergency room for assessment. Best wishes. You are allowed certainly to report the prescribing doctor to your state board. ...Read more

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What does a lortab 30 look like?

No such thing: Lortab only comes in 2.5mg, 5mg, 7.5mg and 10mg doses. There is no lortab 30mg. ...Read more

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What happens if u take a lortab every once in a while?

Not much: Hopefully, you're taking it for relief of moderately severe pain and not for recreation, but an occasional Lortab will not do much harm to most people. Overusing it can cause several complication including liver failure, respiratory depression, addiction, and death. Use it only as prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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Hydrocodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

Hydrocodone|acetaminophen is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more


Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more